Styled: Shalonne Foster channels mod glam in ’60s vintage wear

Local fashion website creator Shalonne Foster re-imagines 1960s mod in a globally inspired wardrobe
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SHALONNE FOSTER’S SHOPPING STOPS
For vintage dresses and coats:
Red Light Vintage Clothing
Two locations, including
Capitol Hill
312 Broadway Ave. E
206.329.2200
redlightvintage.com

For glam vintage accessories:
Sustalux
SoDo
2020 Airport Way S
877.655.1929
sustalux.com

For edgy jeans:
DNA 2050
Bellevue
The Bravern
700 110th Ave. NE
425.453.0700
dna2050.com

WHY WE LOVE THE LOOK Busy gal Foster, a marketer, interior designer and the creative director for Fashion Network Seattle (fashionnetworkseattle.com), describes her Alexander McQueen–inspired look as “evolutionary,” but two style staples clutter her closet: a vast selection of luxe coats (including her much-loved vintage mink cape and classic trench) and mod, feminine dresses. Foster boldly accessorizes with oversized vintage jewels, colorful patterns and theatrical necklines, offset by one-of-a-kind purses and sky-high boots found on her travels to France and Greece.

THE ENSEMBLE: J. Hickey vintage mink capelet with silk lining and open arm enclosures, and vintage wool dress with black underlay and purple, green and tan print detailing, from Red Light Vintage; antique brass circle chain necklace, Sustalux; silk emerald green purse with ivory beading and bracelet wrist handles, a Sri Lanka find; Tsakiris Mallas two-color leather boots with 3-inch heels and leather wraparound buckle straps, a Greece find. Hair by Melissa Dodd for Gary Manuel Salon, makeup by Tiffany Nash Beauty.

Shalonne Foster

 

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